Director Liesl Tommy makes her feature film debut with Respect. Tommy is the first Black woman ever nominated for a Tony Award® for Best Direction of a Play in 2016 for Eclipsed, and is an Associate Artist at the Berkeley Rep and an Artist Trustee with the Sundance Institute’s Board of Trustees. With a story by Callie Khouri (Oscar® winner for Writing, Thelma & […]
Early this morning on Good Morning America, Singer and Actress Jennifer Hudson performed live from atop The Edge Observation Deck at Hudson Yards looking amazing! She performed a medley of songs from the upcoming movie Respect with backup singers and an interview with News Anchor Robin Roberts. Jennifer talked about meeting Queen of Soul Aretha […]
Last night here in Atlanta, Award-Winning Singer & Actress Jennifer Hudson attended the “Respect” fan screening at IPIC Theaters at Colony Square. She surprised fans in the audience with her appearance and the crowd was stunned! She looked gorgeous and I loved her cute outfit! Check out more pictures inside and don’t forget to check […]
I’m excited to announce that the trailer for one of the most highly anticipated films of 2021 is finally here! Liesl Tommy’s Aretha Franklin biopic, RESPECT, set for release on August 13th, 2021, stars Jennifer Hudson, Forest Whitaker, Mary J. Blige and Marlon Wayans. Check out new images and the official trailer inside….
While many studios jockey to launch their awards-season fare in the thick of autumn, a movie can still go in the tail-end holiday season to garnish buzz and bucks, i.e., American Sniper, 1917 and Hidden Figures, all of which were blockbusters and Oscar-lauded movies. Respect is directed by Liesl Tommy and stars Dreamgirls Oscar winner […]